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I Am So Anxious And Nervy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    A Wonderful Life Ripped Apart

    Ok, here we go.....My life was good, I had a great job working alongside adults with learning difficulties, I had divorced a violent husband , had both kids with me, a nice car, my horse and a fantastic social life, what could posibily go wrong? It was August Bank Holiday 2...
    annie61 annie61 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    I feel trapped, alone, confused, anxious, powerless, and so much more. People use me, they make **** up about me...and I didn't even do anything! Everything that I normally love to...
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    September 30. Not a Victim. You are not a victim. How deeply ingrained our self-image as a victim can be! How habitual our feelings of misery and helplessness! Victimization can...
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    August 30. Accepting Our Best. We don't have to do it any better than we can - ever. Do our best for the moment, and then let it go. If we have to redo it, we can do our best in...
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    I had enough , its too much
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    Hard to understand others around me and what they truly want from me.
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    A girl who’s left within the world Who tries to speak and tries to lead Who’s going to be the sideway act- Who tells the girl that there’s no need? Her wrists are bound by a...
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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
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    September 2. Detaching with Love with Children. "It's one thing to let go of my husband and let him suffer the consequences. But how do I let go of my children? Isn't it different...
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    September 3. Word Power. "I know I'm controlling, but so is my husband. Possibly more controlling than I am. Each time I set out to leave him, each time I started to walk away...
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    September 4. Finding Direction. "I used to spend so much time reacting and responding to everyone else that my life had no direction. Other people's lives, problems, and wants set...
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    September 6. The Good in Step Ten. Step Ten says: "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." It does not suggest that we ignore what is...
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    September 7. Powerless over Others. Stop making excuses for other people. Stop making excuses for ourselves. While it is our goal to develop compassion and achieve forgiveness...
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    September 8. Stopping Our Pain. "Some of my feelings have been stored so long they have freezer burn." —Beyond Codependency There are many sources of pain in our life. Those...
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    September 10. Self-approval. Most of us want to be liked. We want other people to think of us as nice, friendly, kind, and loving. Most of us want the approval of others. Since...
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    Always. It's very unpleasant for the most part, although it occasionally has an advantage, providing I'm not having a panic attack of course.
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    September 19. Apologies. Sometimes, we act in a manner with which we are less than comfortable. That's human. That's why we have the words: "I'm sorry." They heal and bridge the...
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    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 20

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    But putting my thoughts out on this website and seeing the positive reactions is a big boost for my self esteem. Does anyone else find that it helps with their anxiety to be on...
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